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Howard County has world class golf!

Howard County is a golfer’s paradise! Beginners and pros will enjoy several scenic and challenging courses. Discover six great courses during the Great Golf Giveaway. Enter to win foursomes, an overnight golf package for two at Turf Valley, dining, range credits, pro shop gifts, gift cards and more! Visit any and all of the participating golf courses during the month of May and look for the Great Golf Giveaway entry box – OR – answer the weekly trivia questions here. See full details and contest rules at GolfHowardCountyMD.com. #HoCoGolf

Festival Season in #HoCoMD

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You don’t have to run off to the desert to enjoy a good warm weather jamboree, Howard County has festivals, music and outdoor entertainment for every taste and every age!

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Tap The App!


#‎HowardOnTap‬ is your exclusive link to the exciting ‪#‎craftbeer‬ scene in central Maryland! Download it now in the App Store & travel the trail to seven different craft beer attractions in and around Howard County, MD! HowardOnTap.com

Welcome Centers in Ellicott City & Savage Mill

WC Bench 2Stop in our Welcome Centers to get local insights and recommendations from our Tourism Team. Take a break in the lounge area, discover new area attractions, learn history from informational panels, and grab brochures for the best lodging, shopping, dining and sight-seeing.

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Visitors & Residents Guide Available

2016 visitors guide coverThe award-winning Official guide to Shopping, Dining, Lodging, Sight-seeing, Living and Discovering Howard County, Where Maryland Comes Together!

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